Born: June 11, 1982
Place of Birth: Yonkers, NY
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Career and Life
Zane R. Copeland Jr. aka Lil Zane, is an American rapper known for his debut album Young World: The Future, released in 2000, which featured the hit single Callin' Me featuring 112.
At age 10, Zane was inspired by Another Bad Creation and Kris Kross, and he got more serious about his eventual career and started rehearsing with his cousin E.Greene. He was first recognized by his fans when he was in a group called Kronic signed to RCA Records. They were signed from 1993 to 1996. They never put out any projects. Then 1996 he went solo and started entering local Atlanta talent shows. Then in 1999 he started touring with 112 while recording his debut album.
In 2007, Zane attended St Andrews University.
In 2010, Zane had a daughter named Nina. He also has a son from a previous relationship named Isaac, who goes by the stage name Lil' Ike.
In 2012, Zane was injured in an early morning collision, leaving 2 of his crew members including security personnel in the ICU with internal bleeding. He was leaving a charity event in Tampa where he had performed. The power steering of the vehicle failed causing it to be stalled parallel to a busy highway where it was struck by a speeding SUV.
On September 14, 2014, Zane was sent to the hospital due to kidney failure.